Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says the GOP effort to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by the end of the year is a “craven” move that flips the Republicans’ own logic on its head.
By Associated Press
President Trump announced he intends to nominate a woman for Justice Ginsburg’s seat and several Republican Senators, who in 2016 opposed filling a SCOTUS seat in an election year, are supporting a vote. The contentious issue of the SCOTUS seat,…
By PBS NewsHour
Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run Senate to consider “without delay” his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election.
By Lisa Mascaro, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
By Lisa Desjardins
Into a year of unprecedented crisis and divide, the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg adds more political drama, and a core question: Will President Trump be able to seat a new justice on the Supreme Court, potentially…
By Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just over six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever President…
Congressional efforts to pass a new pandemic relief bill remain stalled, and a slimmed-down proposal from Senate Republicans failed to clear procedural vote Thursday. Democratic and Republican leaders both blamed the other side for the gridlock. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The Senate’s top Republican and a handful of senior lawmakers in both parties are making a push for legislation to create national standards for the horse racing industry. The aim is to prevent fatalities and discourage illegal medication practices.
By Associated Press
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is painting a dystopian picture of what America would look like with Democrats in charge as he looks to keep control of the Senate.
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